Walt Kelly

Cartoonist, Comic Strip Creator

1913 – 1973

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Who was Walt Kelly?

Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr. or Walt Kelly, was an American animator and cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Pogo. He began his animation career in 1936 at Walt Disney Studios, contributing to Pinocchio and Fantasia. Kelly resigned in 1941 at the age of 28 to work at Dell Comics, where he created Pogo, which eventually became his platform for political and philosophical commentary.

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Born
Aug 25, 1913
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Walt kelly
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Warren Harding High School
Lived in
  • Bridgeport
  • Philadelphia
Died
Oct 18, 1973
Woodland Hills

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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